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Gro Frivold

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

C4026 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )
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Intensive Care Nurse


Research interests

Intenive Care

FAmily Care

Work experience

About 20 years experience from Intensive Care Unit

UIA since 2012

Academic interests

Nursing / intensive care nursing

Interactions in nursing


 PhD project concerning relatives satisfaction and experiences of being cared for by nurses and physicians in Norwegian Intensive Care Units.

Scientific publications

  • Jensen, Hanne Irene; Åkerman, Eva; Lind, Ranveig; Alfheim, Hanne Birgit; Frivold, Gro; Fridh, Isabell; Ågård, Anne Sophie (2021). Conditions and strategies to meet the challenges imposed by the COVID-19-related visiting restrictions in the ICU: a Scandinavian cross-sectional study. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing. ISSN: 0964-3397. 68doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2021.103116.
  • Frivold, Gro; Ågård, Anne-Sophie; Jensen, Hanne Irene; Åkerman, eva; Fossum, Mariann; Alfheim, Hanne Birgit; Rasi, Matias; Lind, Ranveig (2021). Family involvement in the intensive care unit in four Nordic countries. Nursing in Critical Care. ISSN: 1362-1017. doi:10.1111/nicc.12702.
  • Dale, Bjørg; Frivold, Gro (2018). Psychometric testing of the Norwegian Version of the questionnaire Family Satisfaction in the Intensive Care Unit (FS-ICU-24). Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. ISSN: 1178-2390. 11s 653 - 659. doi:10.2147/JMDH.S184003.
  • Frivold, Gro; Slettebø, Åshild; Heyland, Daren; Dale, Bjørg (2017). Family members’ satisfaction with care and decision-making in intensive care units and post-stay follow-up needs—a cross sectional survey study. Nursing Open. ISSN: 2054-1058. 5s 6 - 14. doi:10.1002/nop2.97.
  • Frivold, Gro; Slettebø, Åshild; Dale, Bjørg (2015). Family members’ lived experiences of everyday life after intensive care treatment of a loved one: a phenomenological hermeneutical study. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). ISSN: 0962-1067. 25 (3-4). s 392 - 402. doi:10.1111/jocn.13059.
  • Frivold, Gro; Dale, Bjørg; Slettebø, Åshild (2015). Family members' experiences of being cared for by nurses and physicians in Norwegian intensive care units: A phenomenological hermeneutical study. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing. ISSN: 0964-3397. 31 (4). s 232 - 240. doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2015.01.006.
  • Frivold, Gro; Dale, Bjørg (2013). Sykepleieres opplevelser av å være i interaksjon med pårørende i intensivavdeling. Nordisk sygeplejeforskning. ISSN: 1892-2678. 3 (2). s 90 - 104.
  • Frivold, Gro; Lind, Ranveig; Ågård, Anne-Sophie; Åkerman, Eva; Fridh, Isabell; Alfheim, Hanne Birgit; Jensen, Hanne Irene (2021). Pårørende i intensivavdelingen under Covid-19 i Skandinavia.
  • Frivold, Gro (2021). Organdonasjon i intensivavdelingen, foredrag for ansatte ved intensivavdelingen.
  • Frivold, Gro; Moi, Ellen Benestad (2019). Erfarinsgsdeling fra helhetlig mastergrader.
  • Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Frivold, Gro (2019). Family members’ reporting of anxiety and depression after intensive care units stay—a cross-sectional survey study.

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